20-year-old man killed in Columbus County shooting Monday evening, deputies say
By WECT Staff | April 15, 2021 at 11:11 AM EDT – Updated April 15 at 12:18 PM
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed near Tabor City Monday evening.
According to a news release, officers responded to the 1000 block of Clyde Norris Road around 8:30 p.m. after they received a 911 call about a person being shot.
Upon arriving at the scene, deputies found Elbert Vereen, of Chadbourn, in a nearby field. He later died from his injuries.
If you have information, please contact the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at 910-642-6551 or Detective Rockenbach at 910-770-2145.
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